These are record-setting days, as today’s MPR News Presents segment at the Minnesota State Fair with two of the region’s best weather experts reminded us, and that’s keeping attendance down at the State Fair.
Our State Fair is a great state fair but our weather rather stinks right now.
Worry not! In a few moments it’ll be all over, as these 2009 images from MPR’s Nikki Tundel proves.
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.